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Phebalium clavatum C.A.Gardner

J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 27:181 (1942)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Upright shrub, 0.5-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Sep. Sandy soils. Sandplains.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 2-3 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, covered in hairs or scales, with peltate (umbrella-like) scales; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers terminal. solitary; pedicels 1.6-2 mm long; calyx present, 2-2.6 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla white or cream, petals five, 5-6 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, lepidote (with scales); stamens twice as many as petals, 2-3 mm long, smooth, glabrous, without an appendage; style 4-6 mm long, glabrous. Flowers in August and September. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Coolgardie IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 14 November 2023


IBRA Regions
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Goldfield, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)